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fine. >>> nelson mandela has been released from a johannesburg hospital after nearly three weeks of being treated for a lung infection and surgery to remove gallstones. >>> "the new york times" reports a syrian military chief who defected to turkey yesterday was actually in charge of the returned defection. the major is one of the highest ranking military officers to abandon president bashar al assad. >>> and officials in newtown, connecticut have a message for well wishers in the wake of the school shooting that claimed 26 lives. please stop sending gifts. they say they're overwhelmed with all the stuffed animals and toys. >>> meantime, newtown officials say they have a plan for all the flowers and gifts left at roadside tributes. george coley has that story. >> reporter: if the outpouring of love and support for the residents of newtown can be measured by the growing memorials spread throughout the community then it is overflowing. john and his son aidan from pennsylvania stopped to drop off flowers on the way to visiting relatives in massachusetts. >> we wanted to pay tribute
president nelson mandela is out of the hospital. he spent more than two weeks in the hospital with a lung infection and other ailments. the 94-year-old will receive other medical care at his johannesburg home. >>> now, to the fiscal cliff. still looming large as president obama returns to the white house this morning. the president cut short his christmas vacation in hawaii to get back to washington. congress will be in session today, amidst fading hope that a deal could be reached by the new year. no agreement would mean spending cuts and historic tax hikes for virtually every american. >>> officials in newtown have a message for people who want to send gifts to the grief-stricken town. please don't. they say gifts have arrived in such numbers, they overwhelmed the small community's ability to process them. a fund established after the shooting to support newtown has grown to $3.5 million. >>> meanwhile, hundreds of schoolteachers plan to attend firearms training today in salt lake city. the 200 teachers come from districts across utah. they have volunteered for the concealed weapons tra
president nelson mandela is out of the hospital. government leaders say that the anti-apartheid icon has been released after spending more than two weeks in the hospital. he was suffering from a lung infection and other ailments there. the 94-year-old will receive more medical care at his johannesburg home. >> many are celebrating that move that he's going home, but you know you can't be 100% okay and healthy if you're going to be getting home care. so you wonder if he's going to have issues down the road. >> this is an interesting case, because there's an entire nation waiting to see if he's going to be okay. at 94 years old, a lot of things can happen when you get admitted to the hospital. sometimes you're there for something simple and it just continues and continues. we're not talking about just a south african leader, this is a global icon. >> definitely for everything he's done. we'll keep you up to date on that, as well. that and george h.w. bush, because we have two developing stories on both fronts there. >>> hawaii's lieutenant governor is representing his state in the u.s. sen
canceled yesterday. more of the same expected today. nelson mandela is out of the hospital but he's going to keep getting medical treatment at home. south africa's former president has had a couple of health problems this month, including a lung infection and gal stone surgery. he's 94 years old. he hasn't at peared in public in more than two years. >>> so many gifts have poured into newtown, connecticut, that officials are now asking people to stop sending them. at least for now. newtown has been swamped with things like toys, flowers and school supplies ever since the school shootings. community leaders say they're grateful for the support and they will talk about best ways to help the town very soon. >>> just about 19 after the hour. we're going to give you early reads, the local news making national headlines. we begin with a story from arizona where in the wake of the newtown killings, the states attorney general is proposing a plan to arm one educator in each school. under that plan, each public school would designate a person, either a principal or teacher to keep the gun in a secu
president nelson mandela has been released from the hospital. the 94-year-old will continue to receive medical care at his home after being discharged wednesday. he was in the hospital since december 8 with a lung infection and gall stones. >>> infamous chicago mobster, frank calabrese, junior has died in federal prison. the former hit man passed away on christmas day. he was sentenced to life in prison back in 20 murders of 18 people. kelly? >> kelly: all right. thank you very much. saying good-bye to the golden state. can you believe that? it's such a wonderful state. over the past two years, more than 100,000 california residents have actually fled the state of california for areas with lesser taxes. but is this a preview of what's to come nationwide? as americans across the country may soon see higher tacks themselves. joining us is former california state assemblyman. this is a tough time for the people of california because they've seen so much in taxes. it's already an expensive area. what drove you away from the area? >> where will, exactly that. california now has the highest
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